M2: Discussion

Using knowledge you have gained from the lecture and readings, please respond to the discussion questions below.Which ego functions are essential for long-term, insight-oriented ego psychology and why?What is important to assess about a client’s ego-defensive functioning and why?What would help you to decide if your work with a client would be aimed more at ego-supporting vs. ego-modifying?Similarly, under what circumstance would you think ego-modifying interventions might be indicated?